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Quotations Page 'H'

Sunday, 02 April 2023

Habit with him was all the test of truth;'It must be right : I've done it from my youth.

- George Grebbe -

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Ill habits gather by unseen degees.As brooks make rivers run in to seas.

- Dryden.Tr. Ovid -

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Habit is ten times nature.

- Wellington -

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The fox changes his skin but not his habits.

- Suetonius -

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Great is the force of habit; it teaches us to bear labour and to scorn injury and pain.

- Cicero -

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How ill white hair become a fool and a jester.

- Shakespeare -

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My hair is grey, but not with years.Nor grew it white, In a single night, As men's have grown with sudden fears.

- Byron, The Prisoner of Chillon -

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Pale hands I loved beside the Shalimar, Where are you now ? Who lies beneath your spell ?

- Laurence Pope, Kashmir Song -

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There is no better sign of a brave mind than a hard hand.

- Shakespeare, Henry VI -

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All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.

- Shakespeare, Macbeth -

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Let us go hand in hand, no one before another.

- Shakespeare -

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We must all hang together, else we shall hang separetely.

- Benjamin Franklin -

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Yet sometime it shall fall on a dayThat falleth not oft within a thousand year.

- Chaucer, Kinght's Tale -

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Happiness depends on what you can give, not what you can get.

- Mahatma Gandhi, Young India -

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That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers.

- Francis Huchinson, An Inquiry in to Beauty and Virtue -

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Happiness lies, first of all, in health.

- George William Curts -

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How wide the limits stand.Between a splendid and a happy land.

- Goldsmith, Deserted Village -

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The best secret of happiness is renunciation.

- Andrew Carnegie -

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The happy only are the truly great.

- Young, Love of Fame -

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